The Roses Collection - Boxed Set
A boxed set of clean and wholesome romance novellas to brighten your holidays. Contemporary, inspiring, light-hearted fare for the young at heart.
"Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart." Washington Irving" More
Boxed set of clean and wholesome romance novellas to brighten your holidays. Contemporary, inspiring, lighthearted fare for the young at heart.
The Blue Jay and the Sparrow (Romance on the Continent) ... Mark can do no less than to honor his friend's final request that he take on the responsibility of the orphaned daughter, Cybelle. Nine years later, a grown-up Cybelle, declares her love. Though he dares not admit it, even to himself, it is mutual, for the fiesty, impish brunette is everything buoyant Mark isn't. A gentleman to the core, Mark resists, but Cybelle is determined to win his heart.
Driscoll's Lady (East Meets West) ... Leatrice Meredith, tall, beautiful, self-poised, and rich, is in love with Seth Driscoll, a Montanan horse rancher of modest means. Seth's conception of eastern women is stereotyped, especially regarding wealthy, idle women. Not at all what he is looking for in a wife. Give him a woman of the land, Montanan bred. In a bizarre arrangement, Leatrice becomes his housekeeper. Seth is sure that a few weeks of work will disillusion her. But as they work together, meet obstacles, share holidays and hardships, her true character emerges. Yet proving herself may still not be enough, when she learns that Seth has already chosen a "woman of the land, Montanan born and bred.
Adventure in Panama (Romance in Panama) ... For a short time Doreen was ecstatically happy living with Esteban, on his huge estate in Panama, along with his dowager grandmother, and sibling twins. As her efforts to conceive children meet with failure she can no longer abide living in an old world environment that she feels is suffocating her, but her husband entrenched in old world pride and deeply in love with her refuses to let her go.
Henderson Sands (Romance in the Mediterranean) ... Harriet Henderson & Thorvald (Val) Sands christen the island on which they are stranded somewhere in the Mediterranean, Henderson Sands. Harriet fears, dislikes the opposite sex. Nightmares haunt her anytime she comes close to becoming involved with a man. In love with her, Val tackles with gusto the task of creating a habitable dwelling for them. Strongly attracted to him, the nightmares return.
Beautiful Dreamer (Julie's Story) ... Julie, shy, plain, suffered the worst taunts, nicknames, during her HS years. Evan, with his quiet, calm expression, was one of the few who didn't ridicule her. She often wondered if he hadn't moved away, whether he'd have asked her out. Will her dearest dream come true when as a young woman living on her own, she spots Evan in the crowd on her way to work?. Clean Inspirational Xmas Romance.
Silvereye's Hummingbird (Carol's Story) ... A light-hearted, feisty, clean, wholesome, romance novella for hearts of all ages. Carol, self-absorbed, catty, beautiful, in love with Evan, the wrong man. When Alouette, a disabled orphan child, enters her life and steals her heart, Carol needs a husband to adopt her. Who better to ask than the man who has loved her forever, Herbert, loyal, kind, sensitive, despite her rejections.
The Lark and Robin Red (Abby's Story) ... Julie, threw her wedding bouquet over her shoulder, accidentally on purpose in Abby's direction. Given no choice, Abby caught the bouquet, laughingly remarking on its meaning's improbability in her case. Ever wonder what happened to Abby from Paula Freda's "Beautiful Dreamer"? Find out in, "The Lark and Robin Red" (Abby's Story), a Clean, Inspirational Romance for Hearts of All Ages.
Cinderella Ice (Jessie's Story) by Marianne Dora Rose ... Victim of a bigamous marriage, Jessie returns to her parents' home in the Hudson River Valley, to heal. Indoctrinated since childhood in fairy tales with happy endings, her spirit and view of life are severely scarred, especially regarding the story of Cinderella and Prince Charming. She's sworn off any future relationships. "Cinderella Ice, that's what I'll be from this day forth."
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